December 2012

Board Minutes - December 20, 2012


The regular meeting of the Board of Education of School District 165 was held in the Carbondale Community High School Cafeteria, 1301 East Walnut Street, Carbondale, Illinois on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

Upon roll call, the following members were present: Kathy Booziotis, Mike Neill, Linda Flowers, William Sherwood, Joe Hudgins, Francis Tsung and Vicky King.

Also present were: Stephen Murphy, CCHSEA Represented, Steve Kosco, Carbondale Times Represented and Daniel Booth.

President Sherwood declared a quorum present and the regular meeting of December 20, 2012, was called to order.

Minutes: The minutes of the regular scheduled meeting of November 14, 2012 were approved as distributed.

Approval of November 14, 2012 Executive Session Minutes: Motion by Hudgins, seconded by Booziotis, to approve the executive session minutes of November 14, 2012. Roll call: Booziotis, Flowers, Hudgins, King, Neill, Sherwood and Tsung voted yes. Nay, none. Motion carried.

Old Business: No were no old business items.

CTE Department Newsletter: The Board of Education received the Career and Technical Education Department Newsletter for their review.

Public Comments: There were no public comments.

Payment of Bills: Motion by Flowers, seconded by Hudgins, to pay the remaining bills for the month of November, 2012; and, those available for payment for the month of December, 2012. Roll call: Flowers, Hudgins, King, Neill, Sherwood, Tsung and Booziotis voted yes. Nay, none. Motion carried.

Committee Reports: There were no committee report items.

Bids and Quotes: There were no bid or quote items.

Semi-Annual Review of Executive Session Minutes: After a review of the unopened executive session minutes it was determined that the need for confidentiality still exists and therefore no unopened executive session minutes will be made public at this time.

Motion by King, seconded by Hudgins, to destroy the following public verbatim (audiotape) executive session minutes prior to June, 2011, per S.B. 1586: January 20, 2011. Roll call: Hudgins, King, Neill, Sherwood, Tsung, Booziotis, and Flowers voted yes. Nay, none. Motion carried.

2012 Tax Levy: Motion by Booziotis, seconded by Flowers, to approve the following:

1. Adopt the Resolution of CCHS District 165 Levy for Special Education Purposes.

2. Adopt the 2012 Tax Levy Resolution, including the 2012 Certificate of Tax Levy, with permission to file the levy in Jackson and Williamson Counties.

3. Adopt the Certificate Regarding Inapplicability of the Truth-In- Taxation Law.

4. Adopt the “PTELL” Resolution, including Exhibit A, Request To Clerk Regarding Reduction of 2012 Tax Extension Pursuant to PTELL, with permission to file with the county clerks of Jackson and Williamson Counties.

5. Adopt the Resolution authorizing the abatement of a portion of the taxes heretofore levied to pay principal and interest on $16,000,000 School Bonds of Carbondale Community High School District 165, Jackson andWilliamson Counties, Illinois.

Roll call: King, Neill, Sherwood, Tsung, Booziotis, Flowers and Hudgins voted yes. Nay, none. Motion carried.

Resignations: Motion by Tsung, seconded by King, to accept the resignations of the following personnel as presented:

a. Terry Wylie (Maintenance Technician) effective November 30, 2012.

b. Kathryn Lambertus (Secretary to the Special Education Director) effectiveJanuary 11, 2013.

Roll call: Neill, Sherwood, Tsung, Booziotis, Flowers, Hudgins and King voted yes. Nay, none. Motion carried.

Approval of Volunteers: Motion by Flowers, seconded by Booziotis, to approve the following volunteers as presented:

a. Nicholas Calandra, Wrestling Coach Volunteer

b. Kyler McFall, Boys Basketball Coach Volunteer

c. Douglas Sommer, Speech Team Volunteer

Roll call: Sherwood, Tsung, Booziotis, Flowers, Hudgins, King and Neill voted yes. Nay, none. Motion carried.

Adjournment: The meeting adjourned at 7:13 p.m.